New Zealand Rakau

New Zealand Rakau

Brewing Usage

Dual Purpose

Aroma

Fresh orchard fruits, specifically apricot with some resinous pine needle characteristics are noted

Possible Substitutions

Typical Beer Styles

  • Ale

Additional Information

Released from the New Zealand Hop breeding program

Alpha Acids

10.0 - 11.0%

Beta Acids

5.0 - 6.0%

Co-Humulone

~24%

Total Oil

~2.2 mL / 100g

Myrcene

~56% of total oil

Humulene

~16.3% of total oil

Caryophyllene

~5.2% of total oil

Farnesene

~4.5% of total oil

General Trade Perception

Well suited for new world styles where brash fruity character and big, but well constructed bitterness is desired



Previous: New Zealand Pacifica Next: New Zealand Southern Cross